January 13th, 2012

GIVEAWAY: Amara Gold Eco-Friendly Jewelry

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Eco Friendly Gold

I don’t wear a lot of jewelry. With three boys and a dog, the risk of having my favorite ring end up as a passenger on a Tonka truck isn’t worth it.  The possibility of having my earring ripped from my ear lobe during an intense tackle football game doesn’t excite me.

Not wearing jewelry doesn’t mean that I don’t like it. I do. I have my fair share of funky rings, quirky necklaces and dazzling earrings that I pull out on those days my Lululemon pants need a break and I need to put on ‘real’ clothes.

There’s a lot of junky, cheap metal jewelry out there. Many of the brands made in China and India have been found to have the heavy metal cadmium, a known carcinogen, in them. Just recently, many of the most popular retailers stopped selling jewelry that contains more than trace levels of cadmium. To avoid cadmium it’s best to avoid any cheap metal or plastic costume jewelry and go for the good stuff.

The good stuff

Amara Gold eco packagingAmara Gold is a company that makes gorgeous, elegant and sometimes funky gold jewelry. This is the good stuff. Amara Gold is a unique company, creating its jewelry from 100 percent repurposed gold and silver.  Each piece of jewelry comes with a certificate of authenticity that it is made from 100% recycled gold or silver.

The company’s mission is to preserve precious gold and silver that is already in circulation.

Amara Gold prides itself on being a socially responsible and eco-friendly brand of fine jewelry. They use socially responsible labor practices and eco-friendly packaging materials.

The company says:

Amara Gold eco earringWe avoid the byproducts of traditional mining. Environmental and energy costs to produce Amara Gold and Silver fine jewelry are dramatically less since each piece in our exclusive collection is crafted without disturbing a single cubic meter of earth.

Check out this gorgeous earrings. Most of us know that gold isn’t cheap. It’s expensive. But it’s one of those quality purchases that will last you a lifetime (unless it ends up on a Tonka truck).

GIVEAWAY

Thanks to the kind people at Amara Gold one lucky Groovy Green Livin reader will receive their choice of one pair of earrings valued at $350 or less. WOW!

The Giveaway is now over. Thanks to everyone who entered. Congratulations to Mary Beth E!

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Disclosure: I was sent the pair of earrings pictured above by Amara Gold for review. The opinions expressed in this review are my very own.

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30 Responses to “GIVEAWAY: Amara Gold Eco-Friendly Jewelry”

  1. LOVE THESE!

  2. I would love their 14K Gold Wide Half Round Hoop Earrings Eco Friendly 14K Recycled Gold, gorgeous! Thank you!

  3. How could you even choose one pair? They are all so gorgeous. I think I like the lace styles, like the one you showed a picture of above and the other lace varieties on their site. Oh and also the hoops.

  4. Thank you! I love natural and safe products. I will wear them with love and thankfulness. Beautiful designs!

  5. I am so loving the 14K Gold Florentine Ball Earrings

  6. It’s hard to pick between them all! I’m favoring the 14K Gold Bead Drop Earrings right now.

  7. They are beautiful! I love the gold lace design.

  8. The Almond Drop earrings are fantastic!

  9. Wow. So beautiful. I’m glad someone is finally creating gold jewellery without the associated social and environmental costs!

  10. If I won, I’d want the 4K Gold Oval Tube Elliptical Hoop Earrings (or almost any other of their hoop earrings!).

  11. 14K Gold Bold Twist Hoop Earrings

  12. I love the 14K Gold Full Coverage Hoop Earrings
    Eco Friendly 14K Yellow Gold

  13. I love the 14K Gold Three Ring Drop Earrings! Thank you for the giveaway!

  14. What a cool idea. It never occurred to me that precious metals could be 100% recycled.

  15. …and I love the gold ellipse hoops.

  16. Amazing giveaway!! All the earrings are so georgous I would be be so so excited to win!!

  17. I like the 14K Gold Polished Ball Earrings.

  18. I love this company and it’s mission. And I’d really love a pair of earrings.

  19. I love these earings. Would love to have them.

  20. I like the 14k gold textured ball earrings.

  21. I’d love the 14K Gold Eco Chic Bold Hoop Earrings

  22. What pretty jewelry!!! :)

  23. I like the 14K Gold Mobile Drop Earring

  24. My favorites are the 14K Gold Battenberg Lace Drop Earrings!

  25. One of the earrings I like is the 14K Gold Bead Drop Earrings

  26. I like the Battenberg Lace Drop earrings and the Organic Figure 8 earrings, they’re lovely!

  27. I would choose the 14K Gold Maria Canale Spirit Collection Earrings

  28. I want to win the 14K Gold Eco Chic Hoop Earrings.
    internationalfreebies [AT] gmail [DOT] com

  29. I really love the 14K Gold Oval Tube Elliptical Hoop Earrings thanks for the chance to win eaglesforjack@gmail.com

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